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this is a live picture of new york city, dealing with snow. closer to home, a different situation, but still watching for the possibility of snow flurries in parts of our region. closer to home, we are hearing reports of sleet coming down. we are monitoring the situation and the problems that millions are facing in new york. we begin with senior meteorologist bob ryan. >> we have been on the edge of two major storms, sandy and now this nor'easter. this region all radar shows the snow in northern parts of new jersey. we have this little patch of leftover moisture coming through and it has enough in it, and the live doppler in the storm center, the temperatures even though they are in the low 40's, producing a little bit of light sleet but the main thing is the temperatures overnight tonight will stay above freezing. when you hit off to school and work most everything will be out of here. maybe eight lingering sprinkle or snowflake. 35 degrees above freezing, no winter weather advisories or anything. the good thing is after we get through early tomorrow morning sunshine coming back and big cha
in new york city with the latest. >> for thousands who got their power back, they are in the dark once again because of this nor'easter. a slow recovery effort and hard- hit areas. it is a one two punch. a nor'easter blankets towns and cities. a plunging residents still recovering from hurricane sandy into cold darkness. >> our neighbors and friends -- this is what we are picking out of the water. >> in new york and new jersey, 60,000 customers who got their power back after sandy lost it all again. >> are you frustrated with con ed? >> extremely so. there are good and extremely organized people there, but their response to the storm has been a scandal. >> the nor'easter grabbed at least 1700 flights and stranded thousands of people on the long island railroad, the biggest commuter rail and the country. >> new york city police were forced to) station because of overcrowding. >> i want to go home. mother nature hates us. >> the snowfall forced people in new jersey to once again evacuate. the storm even forced fema and the red cross off of staten island with was decimated by sandy. >> wh
and a sunday in boston. that warmth from kansas city and memphis, that will start pushing our way. i will talk about that in a few minutes. steve? >> in the aftermath of hurricane sandy, gas rationing in effect only a quarter of the city's stations were open after the storm. that was complicated by the nor'easter that blanketed the region with snow. >> with gasoline difficult to come by, gas rationing in newark city and long island. drivers have increasingly -- in new york city and long island. drivers have increasingly short fuses. >> if you run up in a few hours. >> @ since apiece as a man pushes his -- a tense piece after a man pushes his car to the promised land. more than 500,000 customers across the region are living without power and many also need gas to keep generators running in frigid temperatures. >> 90% is not a victory. the 10% who do not have power is not a defeat. we will keep working and keep pushing the utility companies every day until that number is 0. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg is taking action, starting at gas rationing system. gas will be rationed stupid d
by the storm. having them open will allow expanded service north south and west of new york city. >> let's get a check of the weather with jacqui jeras. >> that is impacting new england, by getting better conditions here. we still have the cloudiness this morning. all the rain and snow is pretty much over with for us and new york city. a couple of sprinkles over on the eastern shore. that will be moving out sen. 42 at reagan national. 41 at dulles. we had a record yesterday. it was the lowest maximum temperature ever recorded. today no records expected. we will see maier morning shower. clearing skies in the afternoon. wind gusts 20-30 m.p.h.. our high between 50 and 55. >> we are starting off with a little activity. virginia, 66. eastbound 66 near the exit for 28 -- we will have more on that as crews arrive. in maryland, a box truck on its side. no. now 95 north of 32. -- northbound i-95 north of 32. southbound lanes are open. no problems right now a round of the beltway. >> thank you so much. 4:42 right now. immigrants rights groups will call on the president to push for immigration reform.
that remains in a capitol hill. it comes at a cost. at city market in arlington, sue is sing 80% of your business from state and federal employees. the business just barely getting by. >> we have hard times. businesses are not doing too well ready. >> the governor is ordering all state agencies to find a way to trim 4% from her budget. her first thought is the trickle-down. >> if government lays people off, we will have less customers and we will be really in trouble. >> the directive is a pre- emptive measure as fears over the fiscal cliff grow. there's seven weeks before tax increases and spending cuts go into effect but details released by omb painted different picture. if congress failed to act, the economy would shrink by 0.5 of 1% and send the unemployment rate soaring to 9.1%. it is something both sides hope to avoid but has not figured out how. >> raising taxes is unacceptable. it could not even pass the house. i'm not sure will pass the senate. >> state agencies are given two weeks to work on their plan to trim 4% and that is plenty of time. >> the problem is not so much how muc
and weakening. this morning we will see conditions improve, new york city down through pennsylvania. storms over in the mid-atlantic. sunshine for the day in fact. dealing with snowfall. massachusetts on northward. inland, in maine, then rain stays steady and heavy along the coast in maine down on through the cape cod area. still strong gusty wind to deal with too. as far as storm, accumulation goes. heavy snow through wednesday, in connecticut. most of that ended. by the time it is done. a foot. a wide swath extend through maine. by the coast, watch the change over to mixed precipitation. and then plain rainfall. now it is chilly here once again. across the region, many spots in and around the freezing point. changes ahead, thankfully. see warmer air move in as we head through tt end of the end weekend. moving south and west. rob, paula. back to you. >>> sentencing day for the man behind the tucson shooting rampage that almost killed then congresswoman gabrielle giffords. gifford and husband, mark kelly, will be in court as jared loughner faces life behind bars. kelly is expected to make a stat
hard to find for so many who need it. >> 77% of fuel stations, gas stations, in new york city, are closed. have run dry. it's being called an unprecedented gas crisis in the city. >>> also, we have gabby giffords' story. she came face-to-face with the man who shot her in court yesterday. her husband said he may have put a bullet in her head. but he can't dent her spirit. we're going to hear from astronaut mark kelly about his former congresswoman wife. >>> the big announcement for walmart that is shaking up holiday shopping. black friday, starting earlier than ever. it's now moving to thursday, on thanksgiving. don't blame the messenger. >> that does not look fun. >> that's not exactly how you want to spend that wonderful, family day. >> all right, folks. >>> let's get right to the escalating gas crisis in the northeast. widespread rationing is expanding to include new york city and long island. abc's john muller is at a gas station right here in manhattan, where the lines have been extraordinarily long. good morning to you, john. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. and they
at extending this down 95 toward the dale city. . kenne there's a lot of information including how much this is went across and were you can enter of the express lanes and were you can get off as well. the will of all of that information online just go to wjla.com. reporting live, jummy olabanji come abc 7 news. >> thank you. new at noon, aaa has released its annual thanksgiving holiday travel forecast. 44 million americans will journey 50 miles or more to go home during thanksgiving. that is a 0.7 increase from last year. 90% of americans expected to travel by car. about 7% expected to travel by air. >> factors that are behind these numbers relate primarily to the all know the economy is still sluggish. but there is improvement. >> aaa estimates that gas prices will be about the same as last year. hotel prices will be similar to 2007. the busiest travel day will be wednesday, coming home will be sunday and monday. united states airways holiday travel schedule courtesy of their flight attendants. this ahead of a strike vote, and next wednesday at of the holiday rosh. employees are angry
.-mon. timeframe. cloudy and chile and the possibility of some rain. 33 in the city. low clouds and as high -- as low as 28. a few high clouds, 47-52 degrees. check out the numbers, still below average. in the 50's and there's the chance of rain on sunday. that system is developing and we will carve out more details for you. as the system passes by, a big trouble the wednesday. now it is dry and mild. temperatures in the 50's and partly sunny skies. >> still ahead peopeople magazine named the "sexiest man alive." and turning an old tragedy in to help for other fire victims. she is 9 years old. >> you have to >> if you have been waiting for d.c. cabs to accept credit cards you have to wait longer. >> the plan to get smart meters in caps by inauguration day is on hold. a tauscher barrack explains. >> so many people anticipated this but they are so upset not only because of what happened with and d.c. government and an employee, this is such an inconvenience for so many people. you were supposed to be able to pay with credit card by inauguration day in january. that is not happening. >> in the
director stunned a city not easily shocked. one of the country's most respected and disciplined public officials left office admitting an indiscretion. in a statement to cia employees, petraeus acknowledged an affair. and what he called extremely poor judgment. such behavior is unacceptable, the statement said. both as a husband, and as a leader of an organization such as ours. on thursday, petraeus went to the white house to turn in his resignation. the same place he had so frequently been called on to serve. >> it is a great privilege to serve with our young men and women. >> reporter: the affair was discovered by the fbi after concerns about inappropriate e-mails associated with petraeus surfaced. a focus of the probe turned to his biographer, paula broadwell. >> i think it was a good distraction from the war. >> reporter: petraeus had been the public face of two wars. one of the architects of the successful surge in iraq, which helped bring the war there to an end. from iraq to afghanistan. then, the call to head the cia. >> are you ready to come back? ready for the cia? >> i feel
hundreds of people to get down to 12 who city can be fair and impartial. this will be a very closely watched trial especially here on the campus. we saw today many people with deeply -- were deeply affected. on the bowie state campus, students remember that september night all too well. >> it was sad and scary. >> it stopped everything on campus. >> the images of domenik fraser -- dominique frasier being rushed from her door room. >> she was well liked. >> she of lifted everyone around her. >> it was homecoming week 2011 and in the dorm suite a share they were getting ready for a night out. music blared and frasier and alexis sims and began to argue. their feud when violent. it is alleged that simpson plunged a pair of scissors into frasier's neck. her trial begins after jury selection today. frasier's mother denise has called it a case of murder. >> prosecutors will argue that simpson was the aggressor and could have stayed in her room but charged frazier. simpson was released from h jail and her defense is calling the self-defense and she was bullied. on campus there seems little s
. everything is open. not too bad on the 95 from dale city all the way up to springfield and onto 395 and the 14th street bridge. all of the overnight roadwork has been picked up so everything there on the inner and outer loop, everything moving smoothly. >> again be a while before d.c. washington post reports of a panel of administrative law judges ruled a contract to install the smart meters was improperly handled. the panel ordered the city to cancel the contract and now they will accept new -- the d.c. council-- >> it is 5:12. >> a cheerleading stunt goes very wrong. this was between the magic and the ne honey, don't use your sleeve. vo: for cold and flu season, there's clorox bleach. how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actual, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >> live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. >> of baltimore bus driver suspended after a fight with a high-school passenger. the whole thing
of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 7th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. well, as the happy obama family flew back to washington today, a few conservative pundits observed that if only america had the same demographics as it did under ronald reagan, mitt romney would have won. yes. and if jonie loves chachi was still in primetime, people wouldn't laugh at my parachute pants. the country is changing in waves. and what last night taught us is that the party that knows how to ride those waves wins. here's my co-anchor, terry moran. >> reporter: america awakened to a new political reality this morning. >> what happened? >> i was wrong. >> reporter: so were a lot of republicans. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: what happened yesterday's simple, really, and profound and reflected in all those faces in the crowds last night at obama and romney headquarters. the american e
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 8th, 2012. >> good evening, i'll bill weir. well, today in arizona, a 77-year-old man took his first free breath in 38 years. of course, people leave prison every day in this country, but what makes this moment extraordinary are the twists and turns that preceded it. the double homicide, the exwife's accusations, the desperate decades spent trying to prove innocence. abc's dan harris has been following this story for years, and brings us the very latest in this "nightline" investigates. >> reporter: you are looking at bill macumber's first breaths of freedom, after serving 38 years for a double murder he says he did not commit. >> big day, family day. >> reporter: this scene, the culmination of an astonishingly nasty fight between macumber and two powerful women. his ex-wife and also the governor of arizona. late today, at his first news conference, macumber cried when talking about the lawyers who fought to get him out. >> excuse me, excuse the emotion, but -- i'm here because of all these people. so -- i woul
weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 9th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. when president obama strode into the east room of the white house this afternoon, we all knew that job one of term two is to hammer out some sort of deal with republicans to keep the federal government from veering off the so-called fiscal cliff. and we knew he would probably lay down some markers. >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. i'm not going to do that. >> but what we did not know about that moment is that the president was also thinking about finding a new director of the cia. after decorated four-star general david petraeus admitted an affair and resigned. abc's senior foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz has the details. >> reporter: as cia director, david petraeus held all of
way in new york city, but still some big problems. >> a crime in prince george's county inflicting pain as veterans day approaches. >> i'm doug hill in the belfort furniture weather center. every now and then we've get the chance to make a terrific weather forecast. you will like this. >> we continue with a new effort to solve a heartbreaking fifth dating back two years. >> these bronze plaques were for the vfw. stephen tschida has more. >> the pain is always more severe as veterans day approaches. frank macro undiscovered the bronze plaques with the names of hundreds of veterans were stolen almost two years ago. >> i hope they can find some way to still pay respect to these people. this is not right. >> one of the most painful effects of the theft as there is no record of the names around distillate plaques. those names, most likely come are lost forever. >> that's the hardest part. we cannot we do it because we do not have a complete list going back to 1947. >> someone out there must know who stole these bronze plaques. they say it is especially >> this is a memorial for the vete
suite package for just $70,000. >> to meet obama? >> do not get to meet obama. >> the city's tour promotor destination d.c. already put up links. >> go to washington.org and find out what hotels have availability and what things are happening in the city that they can take advantage of. >> so as the stages go up once again d.c. is getting ready. will the inauguration be as big this time as last? most people think not. >> it's just the last time was the first so it's always more exciting and upbeat than the second. >> and of course the constitution says that the president must be sworn in on january 20. but that is a sunday so the president will be sworn in in a private ceremony on that day. the public event will take place on the following day which is also martin luther king day. organizers say they will be working with that theme in mind. >> some changes are already under way. over maryland executives are hoping to begin running 24 hours a day. and in order to do that roughly 1200 people will need to be hired. even creating a school to
in the country. new york city police were forced to close penn station because of overcrowd offing. >> i want to go home. looks like mother nature hates us. >> reporter: the snowfall forced people in new jersey living in low-lying areas to once again evacuate. the storm even forced fema and the red cross off of staten island which was decimated by sandy. >> where are they going to put us? we are human beings. >> it is another flood. another disaster we don't need at this time. and, you know, everybody is devastated. they don't know, if they're coming or going. >> reporter: mayor michael bloomberg says only 25% of new york city's gas stations are open that's why he is starting a gas rationing program based on the last number of people's license plates. matt kozar, abc news, new york. >> thanks to matt for the report. a new development this morning in the case of the tennis umpire accused of bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup. an initial dna test showed that lois goodman's dna was not on the cup in their home where her husband died. goodman's attorney says it bolsters the cla
obama is on the ground in new york city looking at recovery efforts following hurricane sandy. this is video from the president departing this morning. 16 days after the storm thousands are still without power. the president scheduled to meet with families responders and local leaders. the hurricane is blamed for a spike in unemployment filings with nearly 500,000 making claims last week the highest level in 18 months. the labor department says most claims came from the states impacted by the storm. people can claim unemployment if there were place closes in washington, the focuses of the so-called fiscal cliff with republicans responding to the president's proposal. >> an opening bid of 1.6 trillion in taxes is not serious. it is more than simpson-bowles or any bipartisan commission has called for. >> mitch mcconnell went on to call move a joke. democrats will be adopted as their position later this afternoon. it is another chilly day in the nation's capital. not as much sunshine today. >> we do not have the psychological sunshine giving us the boost that we in in terms of te
of the entire city of venice under water. tourists and residents battling high seas almost waist high. the most famous landmark impacted right now. >> crews are in it! >> road rage, a massive fight breaks out at the races after a battle on the track. watch this, nascar legend jeff gordon deliberately rams right into a k3e9er. the drivers running after each other, breaking into a fist fight. >>> and good morning on this veterans day. robin is recover, of course, her father, one of the many veterans who served this country for so long. welcome back. >> thank you very much. >>> late friday, cia director david petraeus forced to resign after the fbi discovered his affair with paula broadwell. lots of questions of what the fbi did with the information. >>> and we have a major medical headline this morning. could there be a connection between getting the flu or fever during pregnancy and the chances of getting autism. dr. besser is here to break down the new study for us. >>> and justin bieber and selena gomez reportedly have split. we have the new details over the weekend on what could have led to t
frost and freeze in the dallas metro area. and new york city, dropping from the 70s in the new york city area, into probably much cooler than that, the 30s and 40s in that zone as we get the cold air. chicago feels like 16 degrees with the windchill. and atlanta, feels like 27. that's a big shot of cold air. >> good morning i am jacqui jeras. .he rain continues to come down making a little progress. we will see some sunshine want out.all moves temperatures in the 40's for the most part. you can see the cold front off the west with the 30's. average now below the next several days. our high temperature between >>> all right. coming up on "gma," sorry about that. the high school valedictorian on trial for his mother's murder. why his father says he's innocent. >>> plus, the double-life of the bandanna bandit. wait until you hear this story. nine days till christmas and eddy said the toys might not be ready! eddy? the elf! ♪ [ radio announcer ] today's forecast: it's snowing snowballs and snow bricks out there... seven more days and it's snowing snow bricks! oh, well, be careful! [ radio
lake city. up to 48 inches in the utah mountains. and in kansas, some 50 reports this sunday of severe weather in the plains. these tomorrows in kansas, all apart of it. abc meteorologist ginger zee tracking it all. >> reporter: indianapolis had a record high yesterday of 69, today, in the upper 20s. that's what we're looking at. that's why we have severe weather potential. this is the area what has to be rn canned. >> and holiday tomorrow, but for anyone heading out? >> reporter: big changes coming. that's what that cold front does. it's going to continue. look at the temperatures. 65 for new york city, beautiful day. washington, d.c., 66. but chicago, 70 today, tomorrow, only 39. >> tale of two countries tonight. ginger, thank you. >>> as i mentioned, it is veteran's day, tomorrow will be the national observance. at arlington national cemetery, president obama and the first lady took part in the time honored tradition, laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown. tonight here, so many tributes catching our eye. here are two of them. army veteran ehredt has been running a marathon ever
:20 this morning. this is the area that it happened in. guerrero mexico, 100 miles away from mexico city. a reporter service that he could feel trembling in mexico city. the capital city is kind of far away from where this happened. we know there are millions of people living in the metropolitan area. we are assuming more living where this happened. we are still waiting some reports on whether there was damage or injuries. this stretch of mexico is a couple of hours behind us. most people could be still asleep. it hit 30 minutes ago. we are staying on top of this story. >> it is 5:04. and it's had to prince george's county where we are waiting to hear the names involved in a deputy shooting. >> he was trying to deliver a piece order at the home when john gonzales near the scene. >> the deputy arrived near the riverdale neighborhood at 7:30 in the evening. the woman who lived behind here witnessed the sun's death. >> the sometimes dangerous task of prove to be just thatriverdale. one of the deputies was serving a protective order when things turn for the worse. initially the deputy was i
neighborhood. the swamp buried cars in daly city up to the wheel wells. >>> jesse jackson jr. has left the mayo clinic for the second time. he is being investigated for allegedly misusing campaign funds. >>> finally, imagine if something could make a man more faithful. stop the straying and wandering eye. scientists say a hormone called oxytocin may do just that. researchers found when men in monogamous relationships were given the hormone, they kept their distance from women thought to be attractive. staying about six inches further away, compared to men who didn't get the hormone. george, don't look at me that way. >> you take it daily or as needed? >> how do you find oxytocin or whatever it is? >> i'll have that for you in a moment. >> wow. okay. josh, thanks very much. >>> now, to our exclusive interview with paul ryan. mitt romney's running mate was sent back to congress instead of the white house last week. and he sat down with jon karl to talk about handling the loss and how he and the gop can pick up the pieces. >> reporter: the president wins 300 some electoral votes. every battlegroun
with sam champion. hey, sam. >> last night, four to six inches of snow in new york city. as the temperatures come up this morning, roads in midtown are already clear. but what a storm. 50-mile-per-hour to 70-mile-per-hour winds. 13 inches of snow coming from this thing. look at the top performers. these are the areas that picked up the most snow. a quick look at the live shot from foxborough, massachusetts. here's the top performers collecting 13 inches, the highest total we could find. and certainly, the numbers step down from there. with that snow total, central park, 4.7 officially. that makes it the sixth snowiest on record just with that snowstorm. take a look at where that snow seemed to be deposited, just inland. that top new jersey total is just about 30 miles, 15 to 30 miles off the shoreline of new jersey. inland areas really collecting the snow. the big concern was what was going to happen to the areas that had just been pounded by one storm and then get pounded by another? our ginger zee is standing there on the jersey shore. good morning, ginger. >> reporter
several blocks in daly city and burying cars in mud. crews work into the night to clean up that muddy mess. >>> now, for a look at your morning road conditions. a slick ride in the pacific northwest, from seattle to portland. snow-covered mountain passes in the northern rockies. >> and it's a great day for flying with virtually no weather-related airport delays. the only possible trouble spot may be miami. but the weather should be okay for that. should make up for it. >>> two washington state snowboarders are waking up warm and dry in their own beds this morning, after spending two nights stranded on mt. rainier. >> they got caught in a sudden blizzard with no overnight gear and a few crackers to eat. they built a snow cave and hunkered down. >> we drug in probably four feet. and four feet. and then after we slipped in. >> you guys hunkered together for warmth? >> yeah. not going to lie. >> moving to keep warm, right? >> exactly. >> what stays in the cave, stays in the cave. >> what stays in the cave. i like that. rescue teams had to wade through wet, deep snow to get to the pair. once th
. >>> police in new york have raised the city's death toll from super storm sandy to 43 with the death this weekend of a man in the hospital since falling down the dark stairs in his apartment which had no power. >>> and on hard hit staten isla island. the recovery getting a boost from volunteers who say they're stepping in where government officials had failed. >> we hit almost state out there. and the sa mrupplies coming in. if we continue to get the response we have had in 12 days i could see this hopefully will be almost in a better situation two weeks from now. >> 120,000 homes and businesses in new york and new jersey are still without power this morning. exactly two weeks after the storm hit. >>> but the lights are back on for lady liberty. the statue of liberty is once again illuminated. flood damage closed liberty island indefinitely. but the iconic statue's torch and crown are glowing again. thanks to generators. >>> overseas, drenching rain has triggered major flooding in italy leaving more than 2/3 of venice underwater. sea levels peaked five feet abo above. streets were fl
with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city. this is "nightline," november 13th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. well the twists just keep on coming in the scandal that led cia director david petraeus to step down. and today there was a stunning new turn that now the top general in afghanistan is feeling the unwelcome glare of the spotlight. at the center of it all, a tampa socialite named jill kelly. and abc's brian ross has set out to discover who this woman really its who has helped unravel the careers of one of the most powerful men in america. >> reporter: her destrakttracto harsh saying she is a social climbing bored socialite. in the course of only a few days two of the most powerful men in america have been surrounded by scandal because of action she's has taken. sending shock waves all the way to the white house. >> well i certainly, think, wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: first it was cia director david petraeus. and now it is general john allen, running the war in afghanistan. togeth together, a devastating blow to a country at war. >> anythin
steps being taken for gas shortages in new york. new york's mayor says only one-quarter of the city's gas stations are actually open. and the shortage could last for a few more weeks. these drivers think rationing is a good idea. >> i think it will cut down the length of the lines. >> i think that makes sense. i think that should have started from the beginning. you know, it would have eased up. and you wouldn't have had this -- these long lines. and people trying to, you know, fight for gas. i think jersey, actually, did the right thing by doing that. >> as you just heard, a similar rationing plan is drastically reduced lines in neighboring new jersey. >>> there's growing frustration and anger on long island, since many residents still don't have power nearly two weeks after the storm. some are told it will be thanksgiving before the juice comes back. a report says the power company ignored warnings as far back as 2006, that it wasn't able to handle a major storm. one official is calling on the military to take over the job of restoring power. >>> a judge affirmed jared loughner wo
anything either. they had over 4 inches of snow in new york city. 42 in washington d.c. 40 at dulles. a chilly 28 in petersburg. our temperatures will form into the 50's with increasing sunshine throughout the day. a high of 55 expected. a great seven-day forecast coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you so much. not so bad right now on 66. lanes are open on interstate 95 out of dale city heading through -- you can see a lot increasing. maryland is leaving laurel through columbia, no. 1 95, and overturned a boxed tract. -- a box tract. here on the belt way we are hearing reports of a crash. an outer loop crash reported near 450. >> thank you. 5:33 right now. adding insult to injury, parts of the northeast still recovering from sandy. now they got hit with a northeaster. >> let's get the latest on the storm watch and travel plans from arianna carter. >> three or four rivals have already been cancelled from that area as well. we know of the past 24 hours 1700 flights have been canceled. after what we saw last week's sandy, this was a 1-2 punch. many are just trying to pick up the piece
'easter. starting today in new york city, gas rationing, based on the number of your license plate and the lines for gas and cars and on foot, still stretching long. 25% of the 800 gas stations in the area, shut down. and the city says this could go on another two weeks. about a half a million people are still without power in new york and new jersey. >>> and still ahead here on "world news," a secret to saving a lot of real money this holiday. what is the best day of the week to buy your plane tickets? do you know? that answer and more when we come back. okay, now here's our holiday gift list. aww, not the mall. well, i'll do the shopping... if you do the shipping. shipping's a hassle. i'll go to the mall. hey. hi. you know, holiday shipping's easy with priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service. if it fits, it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. yea, i know. oh, you're good. good luck! priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing starts at $5.15. only from the postal service. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you've been years in the making. and there are many years ahead.
of a group people in several areas of the city. >> some of the victims landed in hospital and required surgery. the neighborhoods we are talking about, even outside the sea. is some of what happened and reactions to one victim. standing at a bus stop in chinatown. >> i can tell you that the of crimes they committed y sometimes is disturbing in and of itself. >> nine members of the gang were today, ranging in age from 15-22 years old. eight crimes, robbery, destruction of property. began about a year ago. >> is super scary. >> we spoke with a victim. history, awayful from the public. >> the even bragged about their exploits on youtube and other t videos showed up about having to fight one another. attacks on the unsuspecting the chiefhat bother counsel of the most. >> i have been able to see the savage beatings. >> it is terrifying that they people over property. >> the number of crimes is not known yet. >> that is ridiculous. >> more are expected. when asked about how many they will have at the end of the day, they expect that number to be staggering. >> following a developing story sa
. >> reporter: the mayor of dixon says, she was the only person who controlled the city's finances and funneled public money into her secret private accounts. authorities say crundwell was taken down after going on vacation. her replacement called the bank to clear up some confusing paperwork. wednesday, she showed up in court to plead guilty, facing up to 20 years in prison. for "good morning america," john schriffen, abc news, chicago. >> no red flags. how about several dozen arabian horses? >>> we're going to move on to tim tebow. superstar quarterback, being torn apart here in new york city by his own team behind his back. why is one of the most popular players in recent memory, who was once hailed as a savior, now being called terrible? take a look. >> tebow keeps it on the run. >> reporter: over the past three years, tim tebow has attracted a devout following, on the field. and off. the quarterback known across the country as much for his poses as for his play at the position. but this morning, tebow appears more tarnished by the day. he's hardly played this year. more than a dozen of his
. metro says service went on schedule. richmond city council is make a big decision on whether to go forward for a new training and facility for washington redskins. now in in session right the votes are coming as some stop the deal. if a facility is built, it is to bring $8.50 million into richmond each year. >> still to come on abc 7 news at 6, how deep changing laws leave for a spike in the business of getting married. a brand new sculpture to icon.ng marine corps we will have that for you and a in a report coming up. cloudy and smiled at the front, but a strong cold in cooler air and rain. the forecast is moments >> continuing now with overdue honor is very marine corps i and the world war i caribbean conflict. and 8-foot statue is now corps museum in va..gle, richard reeve was there for the ceremony. ♪ >> it's an honor to be here for the dedication. >> this will no ordinary sculptured the vacation. a marina'sefinitely marina. eight-foot statue. he was a combat marine. the most decorated marine in history. >> i was 19 years old at the time. he was a private during the war when
in the twin cities are from a couple of tornadoes. in west st. paul late saturday the been behind some twisted trees.nd it's been 12 years since a has hit minnesota in november. an oddity in in the world.f >> that's my old hometown. really where to get a in november and high of 69 that day on saturday. today? guess what? >> close to 70 here. 11 degree wind chill and first snow fall. we will not be that cold or sees but i justher, wanted to show wanted-- and no either. but how powerful this storm has .een in minnesota and wisconsin. of stops there. in indiana this morning. the time lapse for this morning, started out nice and clear. look at the moon. a beautiful shot in the potomac. skies are nice and sunny this morning. thickenre starting to up, and mostly cloudy skies by the time you drive home. rain moving in across ohio and temperatures ahead of it have been so warm. 67 a reagan national, 66 at dulles,on fredericksburg 75? incredibly warm. look at the drop behind the cold front. minnesota, only 19 in ely. 24 in minneapolis. enjoy this afternoon while you can. hold off until tonight and cont
are still without power. some can't even get back to their homes. >> in new york city mayor bloomberg now instituting a gas rationing system. >> they should have done this from day it's expecteded to last a couple of more weeks. >> the folks out here will be back here tomorrow morning to unload some of the contents of these trucks to be put in a bigger truck. that truck will take them to new jersey. >> tonight, police make an unusual arrest. >> the local suspect in custody. how it is tied to facebook and twitter. >> a traffic godsend or new traffic nightmare. the relief and the warning that signs of a new beltway hot lane. take you out on a cautious test drive. >> nice evening out there. a little on the chilly side again. milder days. are you ready for the weekend? >> we have from the district as residents are forced from their apartments following a fire in northeast. this happened in the 2800 block of question beck street. the smoke and the flames were confined to one unit. and the word right now is no one was hurt. >> a man wanted for a drug f
. >> a new gas rationing plan takes effect this morning in new york city and long island. police will be enforcing the new system. it allows drivers to get gas every other day. new jersey gov. chris christie enacted a similar plan. madison square garden will hold a special concert next month to benefit people affected by sandy. it will be held on december 12 and it will be called 12-12-12. more details are expected in the coming days. >> let's check in with jacqui jeras. >> pretty decent weather over all. the nor'easter that kept as cloudy and cool the last couple of days is making its way toward the canadian maritime and away from the united states. we have cleared things out. it was nice to see the sunshine finally yesterday afternoon. that will stick around for several days. 44 degrees at this hour at reagan national. fredericksburg has a temperature at 37 degrees. we will warm up this afternoon between 53 and 58. look at the weekend, how about that? 63 on saturday and sunday is veterans day sunny and a nice at 67. let's head over to trafficked with jamie. >> the overnight con
day ahead in the northeast. temperatures. 70 in pittsburgh. new york city will be 63. >> i'm so excited. i haven't been to chicago much since i left. i got a picture from chicago. i'm going this week, i'm pumped up. hail, yesterday, in naperville. then -- >> that's a meteorologist through and through. >> california. a little mist around the top of the mountain. beautiful shots. dan and bianna? >> safe to say, ginger has different tastes in weather than most human beings. >> all right, thank you, ginger. >>> now to the backlash to black thursday. holiday shopping blitz traditionally begins the day after thanksgiving, otherwise known as black friday. but some major retailers just announced they'll be opening their doors earlier than ever this holiday shopping season on thanksgiving night, in fact, and not everyone is taking the news so well. some employees are up in arms of giving up one of their favorite holidays. abc's tanya rivero is here with their story. >> that's right. store workers are saying enough is enough. last year, many started working before midnight on thanksgiving
. >> the poor folks in new york city. many were still without power. >> around here. >> this is how it looked today. what a nice day it was. guess whose birthday is. brian hopkins. a beautiful picture of a sunset. now the clouds. our attempt to outside now, remember this one well, not only but the high temperature of 72. the last 70-degree day we will see this year? it could be. 72 here in washington. s out to minneapolis. 27 degrees. the high temperature today. 20's now.ow there is the cold front. really sweeping into our realm. temperatures in detroit, indianapolis, 30 degrees below were the same time yesterday. been going on.s there is the change. we have the southwesterly wind. is the weather front. there it is. you can see on radar, the front continue to come through us with some showers. leftover showers at noontime. more rain showers by the great lakes. bit. breaking up a little outpoured west virginia, another .ine that will be coming our way, too. here is our doppler. is how things look on the future cast. temperatures tomorrow morning will still be near the high the 50's.e today int
are what you represent, people will not be happy. >> the city is still accepting comments on the proposed rule. the council will ultimately decide whether a changes made. meantime, a food truck owners are circulating a petition to the rules written. >> why some new york lawmakers are pointing the finger after superstorm sandy. >> and this man wanted to help the >> you are watching abc7 news at 11:00, on your side. >> two strong earthquake striking on different continents tonight. as six. -- a six. earthquake hit myanmar. another earthquake hits kentucky and rattle seven nearby states. >> and people hit hard by sandy say they are tired of waiting for the power companies. they say they have been without power since the storm hit. many are wondering why there was no plan in place since the storm was predicted. officials with the power company on long island say customers could get power back on by tomorrow night. in the meantime, there have been cases prepared with food and clothing. >> it started with the facebook post. but that simple post as turned into something much more. >> his home to
one when the law takes effect. cities are trying to lure couples by creating a new international web site. there were to be an option for those looking to marry now that the law passed. >> that day i got an e-mail from a couple i had married in d.c. to years ago. she is an interfaith minister who performed ceremonies. she said she has witnessed many maryland couples flock to d.c. to say i do. >> legally married. >> she does not doubt many others are waiting their turn and now they can in their own state. >> next, a cleanup effort underway. >> and springtime weather is headed this way for the weekend. the forecast after the break. >> the nor'easter is gone and the rebels are ready. -- red bulls are ready. these puppies are back out on the practice field trying to get better. th oh! green mountain coffee! how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and even hot cocoa and you'lllways find your favorite. with so many choices, keurig has everyone's favorite. and i j
nicely from dale city, springfield on 2395. we are open from dumfries to springfield. over at dulles airport, the toll road very light volume of traffic. >> that is what we like to see at this hour. it is 4:42. our goal is to make your morning easier. we think we can help you out with our iphone app. >> the latest news, weather, and traffic. go to wjla.com/mobile 8 can download it for free. there is still time to enter for a chance to win thousands of dollars and center of free groceries. >> the clue word is cranberry. we will announce the winner of a $500 a for a gift card. we will also give you another clue words to you can enter again. more winners on friday, monday, and tuesday and on wednesday. one winner will receive a $500 gift card in time for the holidays. >> 4:43 and 39 degrees. >> new details on a shooting at a wal-mart. >> simpson killed -- since then accused of killing her roommate. she allegedly stabbed her remain over loud music. under cross-examination she said frazier had a knife. police are hoping somebody will recognize the person in these surveillance photos. this
york city is concerned, into pennsylvania, the mid-atlantic, improving in the morning and afternoon. see some sunshine break through late. the snowfall accumulation goes with snowfall. western connecticut. six to ten inches. a few spots, up towards a foot. rob and paula, back to you. >> our thanks to jim. and you can see the snow is still coming down. we're going to get the very latest forecast coming up on "good morning america." >>> in other news this morning, president obama is off and running, as he gears up for his second term in office. we learned overnight that he's reportedly planning to visit myanmar this month, becoming the first sitting president to ever do so. but the country's economic issues are also, as you can imagine, very high on the agenda. and his political rivals appear ready to compromise. more, now, from abc's mark greenblatt. >> reporter: it's back to work already for the president, who arrives back at the white house with the first family, digging in, now, for four more years and immediate challenges. >> i return to the white house more determined, and more
climbing those long and dark stairs in red hook, brooklyn, at the new york city housing authority, where thousands of families are still living without heat and electricity. >> bedroom is ice cold. >> reporter: some of the 47,000 without power across the city. >> you just have to, well, pray. and hope for the best. >> reporter: we found mia tarver and her family using steam from boiling water to keep warm. >> thank god my stove works. if we didn't have the stove, i don't think i could stay here. >> reporter: the stove is what's keeping you warm. >> yeah. >> reporter: outside, long lines at the relief agencies for bread, blankets and soup. the red cross and other agencies are here. but families are entering their third week without power and they want someone held accountable. >> we were left behind. that's all i can say. we were left behind. they forgot about us. we, too, pay taxes. >> reporter: they worry there's no one to restore the power here, because they're poor. the local power utilities say they've done their job. the pouter is here, at the curb. but the housing authority says it
to jump more than 4% this year so early bird special will be more competitive. one local city is giving some traditional sales some competition. free parking, free trolley rides, and the discounts. >> they are more aware that it's important for our economy growing the economy, and to put your money back in your local community. for every dollar you spend in alexandria, it almost entirely stays here. >> a lot will be willing to stay at home and deal with for the -- and deal with the cyber monday deals. the big box national stores could be open already at 8:00. some stores will try to rival that and open even earlier. back to you. live from alexandria, natasha barrett, abc7 news. >> just go ahead and get your shopping over with. an air bag problem has prompted the recall of the grand cherokee and liberty model years 2002-2004. the national highway transportation and safety administration have found they can go off without warning. 215 incidents have been reported. chrysler says they will fix the problem at no charge. "still ahead, it turns out bullying is not just between students. in thi
of the most fashionable cities. if they like what they see they can purchase the items with a few clicks of their mouse. >> >> it was covered with snow and they could not play. that had nothing on the drama of last night. they go through to the conference finals with a goal. the penalty kick is saved it. d.c. united traveling to houston to take on the dynamo. then they will be back at home one week from sunday. >> 5:26 is the time. >> a rare moment for president obama in public. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey it makes it taste so... ♪ ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. [ female announcer ] it's deliciously dark just before dawn. it's a rainy morning becoming a caramel drizzle. with folgers gourmet selections you can turn any day gourmet. new roasts, new flavors and a new
a pedicure. >> bunion city. >>> are you hungry this morning? are you? >> always every morning. >> that's just it. >> fact of life on this shift. >> i have been doing cooking with a guy you mae have seen on tv. we will get hot and heavy in the kitchen with marcus samuelson. plenty of meat in the story. stay tuned. we like stories with substance. >> first, both sides are laying out the battle lines over the looming budget crisis in washington. house speaker john boehner says republicans want to cooperate but not by raising taxes. >> here we go again. president obama addressed the crisis rather and other challenges he faces in his first post-victory news conference. abc's karen travers is joining us from washington with more. hi, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. white house officials say they were expecting the president to get tough questions and yesterday he got them on a wide range of issues. in his first press conference in eight months, president obama said the american people knew what they were getting when they re-elected him. and his takeaway from last week's
they are doing now more than two weeks after the storm. public housing residents in the city particularly hard hit. we'll get to that in a second. >> will the fascination with michael jackson ever end? i don't think so. there are some startling revelationsen a new book about how jackson dealt with money not to mention his own fame and what he really wanted from his career. fascinating information there. >>> speaking of fascinating, we begin with the breaking news now that the top u.s. military commander in afghanistan is now also caught up in the petraeus scandal. general john allen is being investigated by the pentagon now for sending thousand of improper e-mails to jill kelly, of course, the whistle blower in this case. >> she is the florida woman who triggered an investigation which ultimately forced petraeus to resign. now defense officials would not discuss the nature of the relationship between general allen and jill kelly. but some 20,000 to 30,000 documents, involving inappropriate communications between general allen and the said individual, jill kelly. >> seeing all this play out on
dead. >>> in italy, the city known for its canals is scrambling to soap cope with severe flooding. after days of heavy rain, central venice is 70% under water. people waded through streets as it peaked five feet above normal. in tuscany, flooding and mud slides forced 200 people from their homes. >>> and a destructive brush fire is burning out of control in southern australia. the flames ripped through at least seven homes as well as a number of sheds and cars. and koala was among the animals that managed to survive the fire. a man found it in the field and stopped to give it water. >>> veterans day with president obama marking the actual commemoration yesterday. the 11th day of the 11th month of the year. he laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington national cemetery, noting this is the first veterans day in a decade that u.s. troops are not fighting in iraq. >>> and with that, we take a look at weather from across the country on this monday morning. mountain snow in the cascades and north rockies from rain from seattle and portland and boise. some morning frost and
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